Build a post and beam barn kit like this one.
If you are comfortable using some simple power and hand tools, you can build your own barn. Are you handy with a hammer? Skilled with a circular saw? Can you twist a wrench? Can you drive a fork lift? If so, you can build a post and beam barn from a kit. Here is why...
All the complicated work has been done for you.
No need to learn mortise and tenon joinery. No need to figure out the right angles to cut or where to drill your holes. In a kit your joinery and cuts have all been laid out and cut ahead of time. All you need to do is bolt your barn frame together and stand it up.
You have a plan.
No need to scratch your head trying to figure out how all these posts and beams go together. With a kit you have a professionally drawn set of plans and a step by step construction guide that are easy to follow.
You have a helping hand if you get stuck.
If at any time during your project you find yourself scratching your head. Feel free to give us a call. We will help you get unstuck and on your way to building your dream barn.
You have the right stuff.
No need to worry about whether you have enough material to build your barn. Everything you need is included in your kit. Just follow the step by step guide and you will be sure to have everything you need.
You really can do this!
Your barn is designed to be built with ease. We will be here to help you every step of the way. Building a post and beam barn from a kit is as easy as assembling a Lego toy or building and erector set. It's just on a bigger scale. Don't be overwhelmed by the size of your project. If you go slow and follow the step by step process...you will have a traditional timber frame barn that you can be proud of.
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Mar 20, 18 11:22 AM
This barn has four bents. All the post are 8x8 with 8x8 beams. The top tie beam is 40’ long all southern yellow pine. This barn is dismantled and ready
Mar 20, 18 10:54 AM
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Mar 16, 18 10:53 AM
I noticed on one of the pictures for a Gable Barn you show dormers. Can they be added to plans? I don’t see any plans with dormers. I want to build an
Mar 14, 18 01:45 PM
For sale is a 1917 post and beam barn completely dismantled and ready for re-erection as a barn home. The barn is labeled and blue printed and treated
Mar 14, 18 01:37 PM
Style: Early New England/Yankee Dairy Barn Year Built: 1800-1825 Location: Farmington, Maine area Dimensions: approximately 72x40 ft Details: from the
Feb 28, 18 09:24 AM
This late 1850’s barn measuring 38’x76’ is the small sister to the New Washington frame. Built in the same time period and about 8 miles from the larger
Feb 28, 18 09:22 AM
This late 1860’s barn frame measures 26’x50’ with an attached 18’ x40’ storage area. Both frames are handhewn and are original. This master barn builder
Feb 28, 18 09:21 AM
This early 1860’s measures 30’wide x 46’ long. The bent layout 16’-16’-14’. This frame is just the right size for a retirement home. Uprights measure 9”x10”
Feb 28, 18 09:20 AM
This late 1850’s frame measures 30’x50’. It has all handhewn timbers measuring a full 9”x9”. The bent layout is 20’-15’-15’. The roof design is queen post.
Feb 28, 18 09:19 AM
This late 1840’s frame measures 46’x70’ with NO CENTER SUPPORTS. Located in the Dayton area this barn was constructed by a master timber frame builder
Feb 28, 18 09:15 AM
This late 1880’s frame measures 36’x52’. The barn has beautiful full size 9”x9” circle sawn beams thru out. The frame is all oak. The bent layout is 16’-18’-18’.
Feb 19, 18 09:16 AM
This early 1850’s frame measures 45’x80’. The bent layout is 24’-16’-16’-24’. Large handhewn timbers thru out. Exterior upright are a full size 10”x11”
Feb 19, 18 09:12 AM
This massive barn frame measures a full 46’ wide by 100’ in length. This is an original build (no additions). The bent lay out is 24’-16’-16’-18’-12’-14’.
Feb 19, 18 09:10 AM
This late 1850’s all handhewn barn frame measures 30’x50’. The bent layout is 20’-15’-15’. The frame has nice fullsize 10”x10” handhewn beams. It also
Feb 19, 18 09:09 AM
This barn built in the early 1840’s measures 40’x60’. All the timbers in this barn are a fullsize 12”x12”. On one end is a double stack beam with the lower